Judge Tosses Claims in Tetley Tea Mislabeling Class Action Lawsuit

In ongoing mislabeling class action lawsuit filed against Tetley USA Inc., the presiding judge has dismissed allegations that the New Jersey-based company deceived its customers through alleged health benefits claims of the antioxidants found in its teas. However, the Tetley class action… Read More »

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Off-Label Use of Risperdal Can Lead to Man Boobs in Young Patients

Developed in the 1980s, but not released into the market until 1993, Risperdal (risperidone) is an antipsychotic medication to help adults suffering from brain-based disorders, like schizophrenia. A few years later, it was approved for use with schizophrenic adolescents (ages 10-17). It... Read More »

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Dole Seeks Summary Judgment in Fruit Mislabeling Class Action Lawsuit

Even though a judge certified a Class of California plaintiffs who filed a Dole fruit false advertising class action lawsuit, the company’s defense team is still seeking summary judgment on claims that there were synthetic ingredients in supposedly “all-natural” products. Lead plaintiff Chad… Read More »

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SJS Reportedly Caused by Quinolone Antibiotic Levofloxacin

According to a research study published on Medscape.com, an elderly patient allegedly developed the life-threatening skin condition known as Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) after taking a dose of the quinolone antibiotic medication, levofloxacin. While there have been several documented cases of patients... Read More »

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ACLU Settles Immigration Class Action Lawsuit with US Government

Last week, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced that the U.S. government agreed to new deportation procedures that require the government inform foreign nationals without immigration papers of the legal consequences of voluntarily returning to their countries of origin from Southern California…. Read More »

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NJ Court Certifies Avis Reward Fee Class Action Lawsuit

Last Thursday, the Avis reward fee class action lawsuit gained class certification in regards to allegation accusing Avis Rent a Car System LLC of hiding additional fees in their travel reward program. In addition to class certification, the court also dismissed Avis’s… Read More »

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Coloplast Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Settlements Could Hit $16 Million

Many manufacturers of stress urinary incontinence treatments are considering settling a number of lawsuits alleging the devices are faulty, and one company has decided to set aside millions of dollars for Coloplast vaginal mesh implant settlements. The $16 million set aside by... Read More »

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Study Strengthens Claims of Benicar Lawsuits

A study on Benicar side effects was recently presented at a major medical conference that bolsters claims in the rising number of Benicar lawsuits over “sprue-like enteropathy.” The new study, yet to be published, was presented by researchers from the University of... Read More »

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Sons of Tenn. Man File Xarelto Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A Xarelto side effects lawsuit was filed by the sons of a Tennessee man who allegedly died from his use of the Bayer anticoagulant prescription medication. The  Xarelto wrongful death lawsuit alleges that the manufacturers of Xarelto understated the risk of gastrointestinal... Read More »

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